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Matt Bomer Reveals Details of MAGIC MIKE Sequel on 'Ellen'
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2014

'Normal Heart' star Matt Bomer appeared on Ellen and revealed details of the upcoming sequel to the hit film MAGIC MIKE. (more...)

Jack Cummings III to Direct THE MUSIC MAN Concert at Transport Group, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Following the sold out concert sensations Baby and Once Upon a Mattress, Transport Group Theatre Company proudly presents The Music Man in concert on Monday, June 23 at 8pm at the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street. The evening will be directed by five-time Drama Desk nominee, Jack Cummings III. Casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Photo Flash: Julianne Moore Toasts Tony Nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson!
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Yesterday Julianne Moore hosted an afternoon tea in honor of Tony nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson, currently starring as Lena Younger in A RAISIN IN THE SUN. Held at Lady Mendl's at the Inn at Irving Place, an impressive group of women from theatre, film and television, including LaTanya's fellow Tony nominated costars Sophie Okonedo and Anika Noni Rose, gathered to salute LaTanya. Although she was unable to attend, First Lady Michelle Obama did send a note which was read aloud by Julianne Moore after Ms. Moore made a toast to LaTanya. Samuel L. Jackson and Bart Freundlich crashed the party to enjoy the afternoon with their wives. (more...)

Kent's The Social Festival Adds Seth Troxler, Nina Kraviz, tINI, Art Department and More, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Nic Fanciulli's cutting edge dance music festival, The Social has kept its loyal following on the edge of their seats, releasing one act each week from an exceptional programme of globally acclaimed electronic music. The incredible all-star line-up is almost complete with Seth Troxler, Dixon, Âme, Guy Gerber, Art Department, Ben Pearce, Craig Richards, Gorgon City, Nina Kraviz, Route 94, Subb-an (Live), tINI, Second City, Shadow Child and Mark Fanciulli all set to round of festival season in fitting style in the idyllic surroundings of Mote Park, Maidstone on Saturday 13th September. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the National Tour of EVITA, Coming to the Arsht Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and Broadway Across America are pleased to present the national tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's passionate and elegant masterpiece EVITA. The Tony Award-winning musical will play at the Arsht Center's Ziff Ballet Opera House for a limited engagement from tonight, May 27 - June 1, 2014. EVITA closes the Broadway in Miami 2013-2014 subscription season presented by Bank of America. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show! (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE: Weekday tickets starting at $99
by Contests - Broadway - May 27, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Miami (more...)

Cartoon Network's Cable Affiliate MOVE IT MOVEMENT TOUR Launches Today
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2014

Cartoon Network announced today launch plans for its fifth annual MOVE IT MOVEMENT TOUR, a summertime traveling event targeting youth 6-14 and their parents, presented in partnership with the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and in support of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative. The 19-market tour will launch officially this weekend, May 23-25 in Atlanta at the Atlanta Jazz Festival in Piedmont Park and travel across the country to prime family locations, co-sponsored by Cartoon Network's local cable affiliates in each market. Traveling from coast to coast, the tour will ultimately make its way back to the gulf coast for its concluding presentation at LEGOLAND® Florida. (more...)

Watch Diane Keaton Reveal Kissing Secrets & More on Today's ELLEN
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2014

Ellen had a cocktail at the ready to loosen up today's guest Diane Keaton, but the iconic actress needed no help. Check out this revealing interview that's already an Ellen Show classic (more...)

Watch ELLEN Outline Taylor Kitsch's Assets on Today's Show
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2014

If you haven't yet discovered just how dreamy movie star Taylor Kitsch is, ELLEN makes a montage to perfectly outline his assets on today's show. (more...)

Kerry Ellis, Ria Jones and Joanna Ampil to Star in WEST END WOMEN Tour, Nov-Dec 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

JP Productions have today announced full casting details of their forthcoming UK tour of new touring production 'West End Women'. (more...)

THE LOTTERY to Premiere 7/20 on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2014

Lifetime brings viewers to the year 2025 with the premiere of the provocative new conspiracy thriller, The Lottery on Sunday, July 20, at 10PM ET/PT. Currently filming in Montreal, the series stars Marley Shelton (Eleventh Hour), Michael Graziadei (American Horror Story), David Alpay (The Vampire Diaries), Athena Karkanis (Low Winter Sun), Yul Vasquez (Magic City), Shelley Conn (Terra Nova) and Martin Donovan (Homeland). (more...)

Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron Talk New Film on Today's ELLEN
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2014

The creator of 'Family Guy', Seth MacFarlane stops by today's ELLEN and brought his beautiful co-star Charlize Theron to tell Ellen about their exciting new movie, 'A Million Ways to Die in the West.' (more...)

Watch Coldplay Perform 'Magic' on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2014

Click here to watch this show-stopping performance of 'Magic' by one of the world's greatest bands COLDPLAY on today's ELLEN! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sarah Jessica Parker Performs from 'Annie' in White House Talent Show
by BWW Special Coverage - May 21, 2014

Star of stage and screen Sarah Jessica Parker stopped by the East Room of the White House yesterday for a cameo performance at a talent show with elementary- and middle-school children. (more...)

Betty Crocker and EZ Foil by Hefty Bring More Yum and Less Mess to Summer Entertaining
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

It's summertime and the living is easy, thanks to a first-time seasonal offering from Betty Crocker and EZ Foil by Hefty, who are partnering to provide consumers more yum and less mess with a simple and easy way to serve picnic treats while saving at the cash register. (more...)

VIDEO: Halle Berry Faces Her Fears on Today's ELLEN
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

The last time actress Halle Berry appeared on ELLEN, the host scared the her half to death! She's not falling for anything this time. Check out clips from today's appearance! (more...)

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Deliver Keynote Address 6/25 at SHN Orpheum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New York, will visit San Francisco's SHN Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday, June 25th to deliver a keynote address. Tickets will be available to the general public beginning Thursday, May 22nd at 10am. (more...)

BWW Blog: Andrea McArdle - Surviving Seth!
by Guest Blogger: Andrea McArdle - May 19, 2014

So what's a girl to do when Seth Rudetsky spirits you away to the Poconos to sing and dish, well, I don't have to tell you do I? You GO! (more...)

VIDEO: Sia Recreates 'Chandelier' Music Video on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2014

Sia's music video for 'Chandalier' has captivated audiences worldwide. The artist stops by today's ELLEN to recreate her stunning video (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Miami (more...)

BWW Reviews: Southern Belles Ring True with Riverside Center's Winning STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by Jeffrey Walker - May 18, 2014

Presenting the first non-musical in the sixteen-plus years of producing dinner theatre, Riverside Center's STEEL MAGNOLIAS has everything it needs to be a hit: a known play, a winning ensemble, and solid direction by well-known actress Sherri Edelen. If we gave out stars, this one deserves them all. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Barbara Walters Final Farewell to THE VIEW & More
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2014

Below, check out video highlights from the show including Walters' final farewell! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the National Tour of EVITA, Coming to the Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and Broadway Across America are pleased to present the national tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's passionate and elegant masterpiece EVITA. The Tony Award-winning musical will play at the Arsht Center's Ziff Ballet Opera House for a limited engagement from May 27 - June 1, 2014. EVITA closes the Broadway in Miami 2013-2014 subscription season presented by Bank of America. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show! (more...)

Anita Hill, Swoon, Brooklyn Symphony, RUBY BRIDGES & More Set for the Brooklyn Museum, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in June. Public programs include talks, late night events, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

President Obama Calls Ryan Murphy, Says He Was 'Moved' by THE NORMAL HEART
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

According to Deadline, President Barack Obama called Ryan Murphy today to congratulate him on his adaptation of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart for HBO. (more...)

James Earl Jones, Laura Benanti, Cheyenne Jackson & More Set for Ford's Theatre Gala, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Ford's Theatre Society will host its annual gala on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW) followed by a seated dinner at the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum (750 Ninth Street NW). The evening includes the presentation of Lincoln Medals to actor James Earl Jones and the U.S. House of Representatives' longest-serving member, The Honorable John D. Dingell, whose extraordinary character, service, accomplishments and work reflect Lincoln's legacy of humanity, wisdom, eloquence and vision. (more...)

Tributo a las Divas Cubanas Set for Harris Center, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Fans of Afro-Cuban-Latin music who love high-energy performances will be treated to the exciting song stylings of Cuban vocalist and former member of Bamboleo, Yordamis Mergret, as she takes audiences on an electrifying musical journey. Yordamis pays homage to legendary Cuban Divas Celia Cruz, La Lupe, Celeste Mendoza, and Graciela as the first performer in Harris Center for the Arts' Four Slices of Cuba, a Cuban music festival. (more...)

Josh Young Performs EVITA's 'High Flying Adored' At Miami Media Event
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 5, 2014

Broadway headliner and EVITA tour lead Josh Young joined with his EVITA leading lady, Caroline Bowman, to perform the ingratiating and tender ballad 'High Flying Adored' from the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice score earlier this week and a full video of the sensational performance has now been released. (more...)

Bryan Batt, The Callaway Sisters, Hetty Kate, Janis Siegel and More Set for 2014 American Songbook Festival in Melbourne, June-July 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

In June and July, a colourful line-up of international and local jazz, cabaret and Broadway stars perform musical standards, sparkling cabaret numbers, soulful jazz songs and touching torch songs from the Golden Age of American song as part of Melbourne Recital Centre's 2014 American Songbook Festival. (more...)


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MTI and iTheatrics Celebrate Turnaround Arts Program at The White House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

Music Theatre International (MTI) and iTheatrics recently joined First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House to support The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities' (PCAH) successful Turnaround Arts initiative, a program designed to help turn around low-performing schools, narrow the achievement gap, and increase student engagement through the arts. The program was celebrated at the White House with a special showcase of various schools from around the country who have benefitted from the initiative. (more...)

Robin Roberts to Appear at Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Annual Gracie Awards Luncheon
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) is pleased to announce that Robin Roberts, anchor, ABC's Good Morning America, and a 2014 national Gracie Award recipient (more...)

Summer Stages: Theatre Preview in the Old Pueblo
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Jun 3, 2014

If Great American Playhouse's girls flunk history, they won't graduate! Come along as they time travel through American History and discover how hair products have improved. (more...)

Press the President Gives $500 to 'Go Green' Photo Contest Winner's Favorite Charity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Press the President, an online collaborative blog, has donated $500 to Trustees of the Reservation on behalf of Krista Jakes, the winner of the 'Go Green' Photo Contest. Press the President challenged Americans to have consideration for the environment by 'going green.' The website's editors held an online photo contest to submit photos of how they and their families are improving the environment and building a more sustainable future. (more...)

Original Music from CBS's THE GOOD WIFE Now Available for Download
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Original music from CBS's THE GOOD WIFE is now available for download on Amazon MP3. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray Visit A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

On Friday night, May 30, Mayor Bill De Blasio and his wife First Lady Chirlane McCray saw A Raisin in the Sun and headed backstage at intermission to take photos with the company. Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun is currently playing at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down for a look at the couple with the cast! (more...)

Scoop: THE GOOD WIFE on CBS - Sunday, June 22, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 2, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE GOOD WIFE, airing on CBS on Sunday, June 22, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE GOOD WIFE on CBS - Sunday, June 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 2, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE GOOD WIFE, airing on CBS on Sunday, June 15, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE GOOD WIFE on CBS - Sunday, June 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 2, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE GOOD WIFE, airing on CBS on Sunday, June 15, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: CRISIS on NBC - Saturday, June 21, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on CRISIS, airing on NBC on Saturday, June 21, 2014! (more...)

NBC's Primetime Schedule for June 16-23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

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Photo Flash: WCS Honors Hillary Clinton at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Wildlife Conservation Society honored tonight Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation Chelsea Clinton, and WCS Trustee Diane Christensen for their commitments to saving elephants and protecting wildlife and wild places. Held at the WCS Central Park Zoo, the event-titled 'An Elephant's Tale'-highlighted the conservation plight of elephant populations in the forests and savannas of Africa and efforts to protect them from the illegal ivory trade. (more...)

BOKS and Reebok To Host Third Annual Active Kids Day, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

CANTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Today, BOKS (Build Our Kids' Success), a free before-school physical activity program, announces it will host its third annual Active Kids Day on June 14, 2014 at Reebok World Headquarters in Canton, MA. A free event, Active Kids Day will join together families, schools and businesses to celebrate the positive impacts of physical activity and living a healthy lifestyle. The day will offer a variety of activities to entertain the entire family, including live performances, fitness activities, healthy food samplings and other events that will engage attendees.Additionally, BOKS will recognize Champions of Change from around the country who have made a difference in their school. Disney actress and recording artist Coco Jones will headline at the event. She will be joined by other top performers, as well as Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman to create a dynamic experience for all ages. A full list of activities during Active Kids Day and registration information can be found at https://www.familyid.com/boks-active-kids-day-free-event. (more...)

Hillary Clinton Set for CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 6/15
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the question for anyone considering a run for the White House is not whether they'll run or win, but rather what they see ahead for the country, she tells Jane Pauley in an interview for CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD, to be broadcast Sunday, June 15(9:00-10:30 AM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Explains Why She Might Not Run for President on TODAY
by - Jun 11, 2014

Clinton, who is currently on tour promoting her new book, also provided a few reasons why she may not want to launch a second presidential campaign in 2016. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dorothy Thompson Comes to Life in The Nora Theatre Company's CASSANDRA SPEAKS
by Alex Lonati - Jun 10, 2014

This is the story of Dorothy Thompson, an American journalist and radio broadcaster during WWII who was known to some as the "First Lady of American Journalism". In Cassandra Speaks at the Nora Theatre Company at the Central Square Theater, we see her the morning of her third wedding, as she struggles to finish an article, looks back on her previous loves, and recounts her accomplishments and failures as a journalist in Europe and America. (more...)

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